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Drawing Room/Tannery Arts
Unit 1b, New Tannery Way
London, SE1 5WS
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Tannery Arts is a small, independent charity concerned with supporting the professional development of emerging and established artists through the provision of affordable studios, promoting their practice through opportunities to exhibit work, develop projects, generate partnerships with local authorities, private property owners and social housing organisations as well as engage in learning activities.
This book was published to coincide with Hayley Tompkins’ first solo exhibition in London which includes newly commissioned works, including a film, works on paper and painted, wall-hung objects. The book is intended as an extension to the exhibition and will include works made especially for the page which address a different form of viewing.
Tompkins’ was born in 1971 and is based in Glasgow. She has a forthcoming solo exhibition at Inverleith House, Edinburgh in Spring 2009 and has had solo exhibitions at Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin; Spike Island, Bristol; Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York and The Modern Institute, Glasgow. She is known for her minimal installations of works on paper and sculptural elements. Her work hovers between abstraction and representation and art historical references range from Kazimir Malevich to Richard Prince and include Jasper Johns and Sonia Delaunay
Exhibition catalogue: Softback, 32 page, 20 full colour illustrations, 290 x 205mm. Essay by Michael Archer, a critic and writer on art & Head of School at the Ruskin School, Oxford University.
Available through Drawing Room.